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Eastern Amberwing

Perithemis tenera

Description:

A reddish, orange-colored, small dragonfly (male, I believe)

Habitat:

On wildflowers and grass, growing in an area regularly mowed On a slight hill about 1/2 a city block away from a fresh water lake (Annie Battle Lake) and in full sunlight

Notes:

I have only found and photographed this dragonfly once before. It could be the fact that I normally avoid the picnic and parking areas in the park or it may be that they're less numerous than other dragonflies.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Liam
Liam 8 years ago
Eastern Amberwing
Perithemis tenera Eastern Amberwing


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1 Comment

JanelleL.Streed
JanelleL.Streed 8 years ago

Thank you so much for putting a name on this handsome fellow's face, Liam! :-)))

JanelleL.Streed
Spotted by
JanelleL.Streed

Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Aug 2, 2013
Submitted on Feb 17, 2014

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